How To Be A Guide For Consumers During And After The Pandemic

A recent survey conducted by the National Association of REALTORS® found 65% of people who attended an open house within the last year would do so now without hesitation. With buyers eager to find their new homes, strong home sale prices in Kansas … [Read more...]

Lead To Leave A Legacy

Earlier this month we shared the story of how 2020 KAR President Marsha McConnell became involved with the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR). She sees involvement and leadership as a way to learn more about the industry. This week we’re sharing … [Read more...]

Leading to Learn

It’s that time of year again, the flowers are blooming, the weather is warming up and the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) committee applications are open! By serving on a KAR committee, you can make a difference and shape the future of KAR. … [Read more...]

100 Years Of Celebrating Homeownership

Images from the Institute for American Values http://www.americanvalues.org For many years, homeownership has been a piece of the American dream. In fact, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of “Own Your Own Home Day,” which was part of Thrift Week … [Read more...]

New Ad Regulations

Your new ad looks beautiful, eye catching, and will definitely attract a lot of attention…but is it compliant with the Kansas Real Estate Commission’s (KREC) new advertising regulations? Here are a few things you should keep in mind before publishing … [Read more...]

Don’t Overlook This Detail When Planning Your Next Open House

The smell of cookies wafts through the air and bottled water is waiting for the guests. It’s going to be a perfect open house! However, left on the bathroom sink, hidden behind the medicine cabinet door, or neatly tucked away in a closet may be a … [Read more...]

How Southeast Kansas Association of REALTORS® and a Placemaking Grant helped transform Independence

Celebration Park sits on an active corner in the city of Independence. Centrally located, it’s the center spot for all parades, near a major highway, and across from Memorial Hall where several community events are held. Once a vacant convenience … [Read more...]

Kansas Association of REALTORS® Announces Statewide Partnership To Reduce Hunger

The kitchen is considered the hearth and heart of a home; it is the hub where family and friends gather to share each other’s company over a meal. For many Kansans, however, the kitchen is also a source of stress. Stress about not having enough food … [Read more...]

Fight To Preserve Historic Tax Benefits

The recent governor’s veto raised taxes on middle-class Kansans. Federal tax reform in 2017 doubled the standard deduction, however, the State of Kansas did not. Filers who take the higher standard deduction on their federal taxes, must accept the … [Read more...]

Lawrence Board of REALTORS® – Giving Back To The Community

This fall the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® will hold their 6th Annual Charity Classic golf tournament. Since it began in 2013 the tournament has grown and now there are spots for up to 100 golfers. Golfers are not just REALTORS® though, affiliate … [Read more...]

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